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12/20 Putting a bow on 2019

12/13 Cowboy pigeons and other year-end wonders

12/6 Taking bike rides, not sides


11/22 Truffles, trinkets, and other things we can’t afford

11/15 Can someone get this country some counseling?

11/8 Black cats and generational spats

11/1 On Underdogs (and Writing)


10/25 Digging up James Joyce and other horrors

10/18 Winner, winner, chicken dinner

10/11 Epic Honors and Comic (Sans) Relief

10/4 Royal drama and chic shenanigans


9/27 Backflipping bots and other Genius moves

9/20 A force of nature

9/13 Audible hopes you have enjoyed this program ❤️

9/6 Learning from GOATs and picky eaters


8/30 Guilt-free classics and ominous acorns

8/23 Divorcing ourselves from plastics

8/16 Revisiting Woodstock, and scrunchies

8/9 Water bears > feral hogs

8/2 Punctuating the start of a new month


7/26 A Harvard prof got conned and a chef got grilled

7/19 One giant leap for Cats, Copperfield, and crime writers

7/12 A new Jeopardy! phenom and an Army of listens

7/5 Soccer, hot priests, and parasites


6/28 Fanfiction and fanny packs

6/21 Epic summer listens and big poetry news

6/14 Mic drops, murderinos, and a meet cute

6/7 Stolen succulents and the myth of 10,000 steps


5/31 What’s on at BookCon, burnout is real, and more

5/24 There’s a new evil queen in town

5/17 A badass romance and the sounds of Gen X

5/10 Flora, fauna, fungi

5/3 The sordid saga of a geriatric fruit


4/26 The cure for sci-fi impostor syndrome

4/19 Read this while you wait for the Mueller Report in audio

4/12 Black holes and power vests

4/5 Autism stories, a GoT surprise, and more


3/29 The OG scammer and why narrators make the best travel companions

3/22 The spy thriller taking over the UK, psychoanalyzing voice, and more

3/15 Subway rats, scathing reviews, and other things we secretly love

3/8 The French novel turned teen camp classic we need right now

3/1 Searching for James Baldwin and listening to women


2/22 Kate McKinnon's star-studded new project, ASMR audiobooks, and more

2/15 Murder houses and renovations gone wrong

2/8 Angie Thomas does it again, an Alexa adventure, and more

2/1 How the memoir became a presidential pre-req


1/25 Don’t swipe right on these literary pairs

1/18 The new Fifty Shades, the tidying wars rage on, and more

1/11 Bada bing, bada boom